Meet the Team.

Work Life

What specialist skills do you offer your clients?

Excellent customer service
Tax advice
Business support and improvement

When did you start at NA (month and year)?

Joined Wintersgill in June 2017 and subsequently Northern Accountants from November 2019

What were you doing before you joined?

Career break to look after my 4 children. Also studied for my Chartered Tax exams while off work and spent a year living in America.

What have been your greatest professional achievements while you have been at NA?

Bringing a client with incomplete records and several years of incorrect VAT returns and accounts completely up to date and now providing them with useful and correct monthly management information.

What's the best thing about working at NA?

Great team, lovely clients and flexible approach to work which allows me to juggle my other commitments.

What reasons would you give other people for joining?

Good opportunities to learn and develop
Flexible working

What drives you to achieve great results for NA clients?

Personal desire to do my best in everything that I do

What is your ultimate career ambition?

To feel that I am continually learning new things and developing my skill set.

Home Life

Family life details

4 young aged between 4 and 10.

What's playing in your car right now?

Up by Olly Murs

Who would you most like to meet and why?

Chesney Hawkes (ever since I was a teenager) – I did meet his dad once!

If you could go back in time, what piece of advice would you most like to tell your younger self?

To try not to worry about what other people think about my actions.

What's your claim to fame?

I met Karl Kennedy from neighbours

What are your pet hates?

Bad spelling and grammar

Who is your role model?

One of my ex clients who has a successful business but also 3 lovely children and a great work-life balance.

How would you describe yourself in 5 words?

Happy, hard working,capable and loyal.

Name your favourite musical artist, food, film, book and TV show?

Anything I can sing along to
Cheese
True Romance or Quadrophenia
The Shadow of the Winds
Friends

What are your most overused words or phrases?

True
Yes I’ll do it

How long could you live without your smartphone?

30 minutes

If you could only take 3 things to a desert island, what would they be and why?

Kindle with lots of books on it as I read all the time
My children (for obvious reasons!)
Suncream!

Rachel Griffin

Client Manager

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Northern Accountants (Leeds) Ltd, Olympus House, 2 Howley Park Business Village, Pullan Way, Leeds, LS27 0BZ